# Spring 2020 Thesis Defenses

## Finding an upper bound to the order of permutation groups using the size of its largest conjugacy class

Congratulations to graduate student Lino Guajardo for the approval of his master's thesis: "Finding an upper bound to the order of permutation groups using the size of its largest conjugacy class". Lino has been given distinguished awards by the Texas State Mathematics Department. He is interested in how college students learn and are taught math, and is currently pursuing this interest by working on research with Texas State faculty.

## Necklaces and slimes

Congratulations to graduate student Jina Park for the approval of her master's thesis: "Necklaces and slimes".